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Phi Beta Sigma
Gala honors three
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Members of the Delta Sigma chapter of Phi Beta
Sigma Fraternity, Inc. held their annual Darryl A. Prince,
Sr. Heritage Awards Gala on Saturday, March 28. The
Enterprise Conference and Banquet Center was painted
Blue and White as three outstanding leaders were present
ed awards on behalf of the fraternity. Those individuals
were Chief Barry D. Rountree, the Rev. Dr. Nathan E.
Scovens Sr. and William Frasier, Jr.
Barry D. Rountree started his career with the Winston
Salem Police Department in 1988. He was awarded the
Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate in August of 1994
by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and
Standards Training Commission. He was appointed Chief
of Police for the City of Winston-Salem on July 1, 2013.
The WSPD is a full service police department with 560
swom police officers and 163 non-sworn employees that
serves a population of 240,000 residents.
Dr. Nathan Scovens, Sr., is the spirited, gifted and
anointed Pastor and Teacher of Galilee Missionary Baptist
Church. He was called to GMBC as its fifth pastor in
March 2007. His leadership has guided the church
through a period of tremen
dous growth. Since his
arrival, the church's mem
bership growth has tripled.
Dr. Scovens preaches.
teaches and unequivocally
believes that we've been
blessed to be a blessing.
Chronicle recently awarded
Dr. Scovens their Man of the Year.
William Frasier, Jr., joined Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity,
Inc. during the spring semester of 1999 at Francis Marion
University through the Pi Chi Chapter. He currently
serves as the 18th Regional Director for the Southeastern
Region (NC, SC and Eastern TN) and is a member of the
Beta Rho Sigma Alumni Chapter in Charlotte. . Mr.
Frasier's motto in life is,"There are 3 P's to Success: Plan,
Plant and Preserve," to every situation that one may
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. was founded at Howard
University in Washington, D.C., January 9,1914, by three
young African-American male students.
The Founders, Honorable A. Langston Taylor,
Honorable Leonard F. Morse, and Honorable Charles I.
Brown, wanted to organize a Greek letter fraternity that
would truly exemplify the ideals of brotherhood, scholar
ship, and service.
Today, Phi Beta Sigma has. blossomed into an interna
tional organization of leaders. No longer a single entity,
members of the Fraternity have been instrumental in the
establishment of the Phi Beta Sigma National Foundation,
the Phi Beta Sigma Federal Credit Union and The Sigma
Beta Club Foundation.
Phi Beta Sigma honors three men. The awardees are (L-R): Dr. Nathan Scovens
Sr., William Frosier, Jr. and Barry D. Rountree.
Sigma Gamma Rho inducts new members to organization
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The Alpha Mu Sigma Alumnae and Rho
Undergraduate chapters of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority,
Inc. inducted five new members in February.
AMS chapter is delighted to welcome three area
ladies. Shamale Higgins, an UNCG marketing graduate,
is a manager for Wells Fargo Bank. Sade Littlejohn who
also graduated from UNCG and is employed by
Allegiance. Donna Taylor is an associate attorney with
Kennedy, Kennedy, Kennedy, & Kennedy LLP. She is
also a member of Americans Business Women's
The Rho undergraduate chapter located on the campus
of Winston-Salem State University welcomed Ashley
Silver and Brejea Colvin.
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was organized on
November 12, 1922, in Indianapolis, Ind. The group
became an incorporated national collegiate sorority on
December 30,1929, when a charter was granted to Alpha
chapter at Butler University. Alpha Mu Sigma was char
tered in Winston-Salem in 1943.
Front Row (Left to Right): BrTjea Colvin, Ashlef Silver, Shamale Higgins, Sade' Littlejohn, Attorney
Donna Taylor. Second Row (Left to Right): Courtney Hunt, Shirka Morrison, Mae Moore, Demetrice
Smith, Christen Jordan, Dr. Johanna Porter Kelley, Danielle Dove, Carlisa Galloway, Naomi Jones, Angela
Sowell, Brittney Clinton.
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